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Test 3: Aspects of university writing

How aware are you of what is required for written English at university, and of why it is required? This test helps you consider this. For each item below click on the one statement you most agree with.

1. In university written work, you need to follow main rules of written English because




2. In university written work, you need to be able to correctly construct long sentences because




3. In university written work, it is important to use consistent tenses




4. In university written work, it is important to follow conventions (like using abbreviations and referencing)




5. In university written work, why would you use the following punctuation marks . , : ; ?




6. In university written work exclamation marks...




7. In university written work inverted commas/quotation marks are particularly important because...




8. In university written work, why is your choice of words important?




9. In university written work, why is spelling so important?




10. In university written work, tutors want students' work to be concise because...




11. When you produce written work for courses at university...



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